Download the Tolomatic e-book: A Resource on Electric Linear Actuators: What a machine designer needs to know Discover... Why electric actuators? How to select the right actuator Electric actuator applications that improve efficiency How to define a true total cost of ownership in an installation ...and much more! Tags: Electric Linear Actuator, Rod Style … Continue reading Knowledge is power. Learn all about electric linear actuators with Tolomatic’s e-book
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New Electric Linear Actuator ebook: A valuable resource
New Tolomatic e-book: A Resource on Electric Linear Actuators: What a machine designer needs to know Industrial automation counts on the reliable motion control that linear actuators provide. Lately, electric linear actuators have gotten more popular because they offer better control of variables like speed, acceleration, position and force than pneumatic or hydraulic cylinders. Electric … Continue reading New Electric Linear Actuator ebook: A valuable resource
Integrated ROBO Cylinders® from Intelligent Actuator Inc.
The Robo Cylinder ® is a flexible, intelligent, and economical, ballscrew linear. Economical and easy to use, the Robo Cylinder® is specifically designed to accomplish the simple tasks usually assigned to air cylinders, but with greater flexibility and control. Offering custom control over position, speed, acceleration, deceleration, and torque, allowing for mid-move velocity changes, and … Continue reading Integrated ROBO Cylinders® from Intelligent Actuator Inc.
What’s the Difference between Pneumatic, Hydraulic, and Electrical Actuators?
White Paper by Carlos Gonzalez | Machine Design originally posted April 16, 2015 A linear actuator moves a load, which can be an assembly, components, or a finished product, in a straight line. It converts energy into a motion or force and can be powered by pressurized fluid or air, as well as electricity. Here is a … Continue reading What’s the Difference between Pneumatic, Hydraulic, and Electrical Actuators?
RSA high-force actuator: Withstands harsh environments
Designed for durability and longevity, the RSA electric rod actuator is an ideal alternative to pneumatic or hydraulic actuators. With guided loads up to 12,900 lbf (57.3kN), optional IP67 and choice of screw technologies, the RSA is built-to-order in stroke lengths up to 60 inches. WHY CHOOSE THE HT OPTION? • Higher strength components transfer … Continue reading RSA high-force actuator: Withstands harsh environments
Linear Actuator Selection Tips: Rod or rodless
When you need to specify a linear actuator, you want to do it right. Some basic decisions come first. Like electric or pneumatic. See Tolomatic's recent blogpost for an overview of the advantages and disadvantages of pneumatic versus electric linear actuators. If electric is selected, you’ll next need to decide if a rod or rodless … Continue reading Linear Actuator Selection Tips: Rod or rodless
How to Select the Right Screw for your Linear Actuator
PowerPoint Presentation by Gary Rosengren, Director of Engineering at Tolomatic The lead screw is an essential component in many electric linear actuators. When selecting the type of lead screw a linear actuator should have, you need to strike a balance between purchase price and performance characteristics to get full value. This new slideshow from Tolomatic … Continue reading How to Select the Right Screw for your Linear Actuator
IP Ratings & the Manufacturing Environment: How to apply linear actuators for quality, safety and long service life
A New White Paper from Tolomatic. IP Ratings & the Manufacturing Environment: How to apply linear actuators for quality, safety and long service life. Click on the link below to download this White Paper. http://mail.tolomatic.com/archives/pdfs/9900-9207_00-IP-Environments.pdf Tags: IP Rating, Linear Actuator, Electric Linear Actuator, Linear Positioner, Rodless Cylinder, Rod Style Cylinder
New RCP4W-RA IP67 Water Proof Radial Cylinder from IAI
Introducing the IP67 Water-proof Radial Cylinder, the newest addition to the dust-proof/splash-proof ROBO Cylinder® RCP4W series — Built-in guide to achieve longer strokes while accommodating a radial load on the rod! A 1 minute video illustrating the actuator can be viewed at- More information on the RCP4W-RA IP67 actuators from Intelligent Actuator can be viewed at- For more information, … Continue reading New RCP4W-RA IP67 Water Proof Radial Cylinder from IAI
Choosing the best linear actuator based on manufacturers’ specs
Source: Tolomatic Blog. Originally posted by Gary Rosengren on Tue, Apr 22, 2014 @ 08:39 AM Motion system designers often need to evaluate competing components to select the best one for an application. For linear actuators and other motion system components, the decision generally comes down to which product will provide the longest service life … Continue reading Choosing the best linear actuator based on manufacturers’ specs